Present Continuous spelling rules

Grammar explanations Present Continuous uses
Present Continuous passive
Present Continuous spelling rules
Present Continuous for future
Exercises Present Continuous

Spelling rules in Present Continuous tense.

Verbs ended with -e make making
write writing
drive driving
Verbs ended with -ee agree agreeing
see seeing
Verbs ended with a consonant preceded by a vowel, double the consonant hit hitting
let letting
put putting
run running
sit sitting
Two-syllable verbs:
the last consonant is doubled when the last syllable is stressed
forget forgetting
prefer preferring
upset upsetting
Verbs ended with -ie lie lying
tie tying
Verbs ended with -c picnic picnicking
Verbs ended with -y carry carrying
enjoy enjoying
hurry hurrying
EXCEPTIONS! age ageing
dye dyeing
singe singeing
budget budgeting
enter entering
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